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Published on Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Abstract

This interdisciplinary PhD project proposes to analyze the influence of creative projects aimed at eliciting action on climate change and sustainability on the community dynamics of the climate action movement online. This PhD falls within the framework of Computational Social Science: The successful candidate will have a degree in social sciences (economics, management, political science, sociology, ethnography, or cultural studies), skills (and interest) in data science and computer science and analytics, and competences in (big) data collection, organization, and analysis in particular in the area of social network analysis.

Announcement

Practical information

The position is for a fixed term period of 3 years.

Location:IMT Atlantique Brest, Technopôle Brest Iroise, France

Salary: 25080 brut/year

Envisaged starting date: 2023

What we offer

  • Working contract for a full-time position under public French law for 36 months.
  • Access to courses relevant for the different fields of research.
  • Opportunity to attend national and international conferences.
  • During the three year PhD work, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to spend up to one year at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, UK as an academic visitor.

Team & institution

IMT Atlantique is a leading technological and engineering universityor "Grande Ecole" in digital,energy and environmental transitions. Located on three campuses in France (Brest, Nantes andRennes), IMT Atlantique is a member of IMT (Institut Mines Télécom), the number one group of public engineering and management higher education institutions in France. As a top ranked French institution, IMT Atlantique is recognized as a world class Technological University. Its mission is to combine digital technology, energy and environmental sciences to contribute to developments in industry and society.

The PhD candidate will be supervised by a multidisciplinary supervision panel with complementary expertise covering social sciences, cultural studies and strategy - including expertise in analysis ofonline platforms, strategy in the creative industries, and social networks.

How to apply

Your application (in French or in English) must include:

  • a brief account of the applicant's research interests and motivation for applying for the position
  • names and contact information for two academic references, including the applicant’s master's thesis advisor.
  • a recent CV
  • official transcripts showing completion of a bachelor's and master's degrees. If you have not yet completed your master's degree, please submit a statement from your institution confirming that the master's thesis has been submitted and an expected completion date

Application deadline:  18/08/2023

Contact information: inna.lyubareva@imt-atlantique.fr ; a.hadida@jbs.cam.ac.uk

Jury

  • Allègre Hadida, Associate Professor of Strategy at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS)
  • Inna Lyubareva, Associate Professor, Accreditation to Supervise Research in Economics and Social Sciences

Subjects

Places

  • 655 Av. du Technopôle
    Plouzané, France (29)

Date(s)

  • Friday, August 18, 2023

Keywords

  • creative projects, propaganda, online community dynamics, climate action movement, collective opinion

Contact(s)

  • Inna Lyubareva
    courriel : inna [dot] lyubareva [at] imt-atlantique [dot] fr
  • Allègre Hadida
    courriel : a [dot] hadida [at] jbs [dot] cam [dot] ac [dot] uk

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Inna Lyubareva
    courriel : inna [dot] lyubareva [at] imt-atlantique [dot] fr

License

CC0-1.0 This announcement is licensed under the terms of Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal.

To cite this announcement

Inna Lyubareva, Allègre Hadida, « Hollywood style propaganda: analysis of the use of creative content as a strategic tool for shaping public opinion on climate action », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, https://doi.org/10.58079/1bci

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